NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Sep 24, 2013 04:01 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cash cattle trade remains at a complete standstill at the end of Tuesday, although initial bids are seen in the South Tuesday. Bids of $123 per cwt are steady with last week. Trade could easily be pushed off until the end of the week once again with both sides unwilling to budge. Asking prices are at $126 and higher in the South and $198-$200 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.83 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $79.00-$95.00 (weighted average $93.75). The corn trade closed 2-6 cents lower with ...

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